# How do you divide (x^2+12x-18)/(x-3)?

Mar 8, 2018

$x + 9$

#### Explanation:

$x - 3$ divided into ${x}^{2} + 12 x - 18$

First part of answer is $x$

$x - 3$ times $x$ is ${x}^{2} - 3 x$

Subtract from ${x}^{2} + 12 x - 18$ to get $9 x - 18$

Second part will then be $9$

$x - 3$ times $9$ is $9 x - 18$

So answer is $x + 9$